In December 2008, Bolivia was declared to be 'free from illiteracy' - the third country to do so in Latin American and the Caribbean after Cuba and Venezuela. Now Honduras is set to achieve the same landmark within the next ten months...
Costa Rica elects first woman president ♦ Venezuela: Chávez expropriates landmark buildings ♦ Argentina: former President has emergency heart operation ♦ Brazil: interest rates set to go up ♦ Colombia: forest fires threaten nat
Highly respected Colombian human rights activist, Jesuit Javier Giraldo Moreno, has published an open letter criticising the appointment of former president Alvaro Uribe as professor at the Jesuit University of Georgetown, Washington DC.
LAB's Claudia Pompa reports on how the Centro Educativo Mbaracayu (CEM), located in the Mbaracayú Forest Biosphere Reserve in north-east Paraguay, educates and trains girls from rural communities to become 'rural and environmental entrepreneurs'.